Animal locomotion: an electro-photographic investigation of consecutive phases of animal movements

Record level Album/Book/Portfolio

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Identifier

Photo QP301.M8

Description

100 plates of sequential images selected from 781 created by Muybridge, all showing some form of animal or human movement.
Published under the auspices of the University of Pennsylvania... the plates printed by the Photo-gravure Company, 1887. Title from title page, title page printed in red and black.
Name of publisher precedes "plates" and follows statement of responsibility on title page.
"Copyright, 1887, by Eadweard Muybridge."--Title page verso.
Unique editions were created by subscribers, who selected plates from Muybridge's complete work of 781 plates in 8 portfolios, at a cost of $100 for 100. The offering was held at the Academy of the Fine Arts, University of Pennsylvania, 1887--Gersheim.
See full details in Rare Books Catalogue.

Date

1872 - 1885

Extent

100

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